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Thanks so much for your patience on this. I'm sorry to hear about your loss. If your father died with a will, then you'll need to move the property to the name of the person that he wanted to leave the house to. If he did not specifically make an arrangement for the house in his will, then it'll likely go to the "residue" of the estate, and it'll pass to the person who is to receive the residue. If he died without a will, then the property is going to go to his next of kin; either his spouse and/or his children, depending on the rules of NY. Once the property is transferred to the heirs, then if the heirs are in agreement, they can transfer the property. If he has already closed on the property, then you'll be able to effect the transfer as normal on his behalf.
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